Bean Burn Camp 2

Marching or Temporary Camps

Bean Burn Camp 2, Northumberland

OS National Grid Reference: NY755660
Dimensions: 62 x 62 ft (19 x 19 m)
Area: 0.09 acres (0.04 ha)
Description: This very small, perfectly square camp lies only 130 yards (120m) W of Camp-1, had 4 gates with external tituli recorded in 1966 but the only gateways now discernable lie in the centre of the E and S sides, both camps lie just over 220 yards(200m) S of the Stanegate.

There are three more marching camps to the north-west at Seatsides near the Stanegate, and another just south of the Vallum at Twice Brewed.

References for Bean Burn Camps

  • Roman Camps in England – The Field Archaeology by Welfare & Swan (HMSO, London, 1995)

Map References for Bean Burn Camps

NGRef: NY774695 OSMap: LR86/87

Roman Roads near Bean Burn Camps

None identified